Dr. Joseph Montoya
Senior Research Scientist
Dr. Joseph Montoya is a senior research scientist in the Energy & Materials division at Toyota Research Institute (TRI). Dr. Montoya specializes in designing software for the discovery of new materials. His research interests include catalysis, reaction engineering, solid mechanics, and corrosion engineering from density functional theory calculations.
Prior to joining TRI, Dr. Montoya earned his Ph.D. in chemical engineering at Stanford University (’15) and was a postdoctoral fellow with the Materials Project at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he developed tools for the automation of high-throughput simulations, dissemination of data on the web, and analysis of materials data for prediction of novel materials.